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Great Britain secured a third-place finish in the World League tournament in Belgium with a 5-1 win over Asian champions India.
Great Britain's men's eight beat Germany in the final of the Grand Challenge Cup at Henley Royal Regatta.
A man who tackled a light aircraft blaze with a fire extinguisher saved the lives of the injured pilot and passenger, the ambulance service says.
Cash within the Greek banking system will run out in just a few short days, a senior banking source has told me, amid fears that the financial crisis will force Greek companies to start laying off workers on Monday.
American Evan Jager falls after the final hurdle, with seemingly victory within his grasp, in the 300m steeplechase at the Diamond League meeting in Paris.
A girl whose leg was amputated after a rollercoaster crash at Alton Towers posts a photograph of her with family and friends as her recovery continues.
Lewis Hamilton battled through a bad start and late-race rain to win an action-packed British Grand Prix.
BBC journalist Sue Lloyd-Roberts, who has an aggressive form of leukaemia, says she has found a stem-cell donor following a public appeal.
A man in his 50s is struck by lightning on Pen y Fan in the Brecon Beacons, Powys.
One of Scotland's most famous landmarks, the Forth Bridge, has been given World Heritage Site status by Unesco.
A man dies following an alleged assault in Llandrindod Wells, Powys, in the early hours of Sunday.
John Higgins beat Martin Gould 9-8 in the final of the Australian Open to take his 27th ranking title.
Pope Francis is due to arrive in Ecuador at the start of a seven-day tour of South America.
Britain's biggest trade union Unite is backing veteran left-winger Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.
The chancellor is planning to announce in Wednesday's Budget that the BBC will have to meet the cost of free TV licences for over-75s, BBC News understands.
Your essential guide to day seven of Wimbledon as Andy Murray, Roger Federer and the Williams sisters are all in action.
French and German presidents applied pressure prior to the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, says Fifa president Sepp Blatter.
Boko Haram militants are blamed for a suicide bomb attack in a Nigerian church at the end of a week in which more than 200 people were killed.
Two of the three east London school girls who disappeared to Syria are said to have married IS fighters.
Micronesia suffer the biggest defeat in international football history after losing 38-0, but may escape the record books.